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  • Career Choices Roundtable

    Held Annually Every February

    The Club, Magill Commons

    CSSE Panel

    Career Choices Roundtable is an annual student-led event that stresses a diversity of career paths. Alumni and friends of the University are invited to speak for a few minutes about their unique career path, to take questions from students, and to network with students and faculty at a reception during and after the event. School of Science Peer Mentors organize and host these events; they are seen in the photo gallery moderating the panels. A short video gives the flavor of the 2014 event. If you are an alumnus and would like to share with students at next year's event, please contact the Peer Mentor Program Directors.

    Here is a list of previous alumni speakers at this year's Career Choices Roundtable event.

    The program of panel discussions is as follows:

    2015 Schedule



    Hosts: Monali Patel and Alejandra Bolanos

    5:30 p.m.

    Room 107-108

    Barbara Gladson, PhD
    Rutgers Biopharma Educational Initiative, Assoc. Prof of Physiology & Pharmacology, Professor of Physical Therapy
    Kathy Maloney, D.N.P., MBA, MSN
    Director of Health Services,
    Monmouth University
    Glenn Parker, MD
    Atlantic Surgical Group
    Alyssa Sabatino
    Physician Assistant,
    Care Station Medical Group


    Host: Nicole Famularo

    5:30 p.m.

    Room 109

    Aimée Babbin
    '08  '14
    High School Teacher,
    High Technology High School
    Sean Grimes
    Quality Assurance Manager,
    Global Essence
    Andrew Mlodak
    Staff Associate Investigator,
    DuPont Displays
    Lucinda Salinas
    Director, Category Marketing,
    International Flavors & Fragrances


    Hosts: Taylor Klodowski and Justin Schlemm

    5:30 p.m.

    Club Dining Room

    Paul Grossman
    '90  '97
    Web Developer and Scrum Master,
    University of Pennsylvania Health System
    Derek Grzyb
    Quality Assurance Engineer,
    Sparta Systems
    Mackenzie Matena
    Information Architect,
    Defined Logic
    Walter Seme
    '11  '13
    Firmware Engineer 2,
    Crestron Electronics
    Jake Vernon
    Jetty Web and App


    6:35 - 7:10 p.m.

    Q + A
    7:10 - 7:25 p.m.

    Club 107-108

    Patty Azzarello
    Owner and Founder,
    Azzarello Group, Inc.


    Hosts: Imari Patel and Emily Lucas

    6:30 p.m.

    Club Dining Room

    Tanya Borsuk, PhD
    Senior Manager - Oncology Market Analytics,
    Eisai Inc.
    Danielle Macario-Borsuk, PhD
    Affiliated Board Member,
    Schulman Associates IRB, Inc.
    Rebecca Marzec
    Senior Laboratory Technician,
    Rutgers University


    Hosts: Peter Chace and Megan O'Donnell

    7:30 p.m.

    Club 107-108

    Megan Molok
    Membership and Outreach Director,
    American Littoral Society
    Peter Plantamura
    Field Scientist,
    Pamela Reilly
    Hydrologist, Environmental Studies,
    Michael Schwebel
    Coastal Resilience and Climate Adaptation Specialist,
    Urban Coast Institute, Monmouth University
    DeMond Timmons
    Marine Scientist,
    Marine Chemistry Branch, NOAA


    Hosts: Harris Kittner and Taylor Bernosky

    7:30 p.m.

    Club Dining Room

    Meghan Freshnock
    Group Underwriter,
    Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield - Newark, NJ
    Scott Mark
    Estimator and Project Manager,
    APS Supply Co.
    Tara Ruda Bloom
    '08  '09
    Mathematics Teacher,
    Education Center, Perth Amboy, NJ

    Operations Research Analyst,
    Naval Air Systems Command
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    For questions, please contact Ms. Noreen Spinapont,, in the Dean's Office.